EXHIBITOR NEWS

Polycor Introduces New Hardware Brand, Pierre Habitat, at KBIS 2104

Feb 4, 2014

Québec City, Québec – Polycor Inc., the largest and most diversified granite and marble group in North America, will introduce Pierre Habitat, a new hardware brand, to the crowds at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show 2014. The complete line of Pierre Habitat artisanal cabinet door handles and pulls will be on display in the Polycor/Vetrazzo booth, #N152, at KBIS in Las Vegas from February 4 -6, 2014.

 

Pierre Habitat is a line of artisanal cabinet door hardware that utilizes materials from the manufacturing processes of Polycor and Vetrazzo. Raw materials, excess granite, marble, limestone and Vetrazzo recycled glass, are combined with an innovative manufacturing technique to produce cabinet pulls and knobs with distinct designs and colorful materials.

 

“At Polycor, we constantly seek new and innovative ways to offer our customers sustainable products on the leading edge of design,” says Chad Rosen, vice president sales, Polycor Vetrazzo. “With Pierre Habitat, we are further reducing waste by re-using materials from our own manufacturing process to fabricate beautiful, new, and useful products.”

 

The collection will include 10 designs available in eight metal finishes. Customers can choose from 26 Vetrazzo colors as well as five white marble, two black limestone and four Canadian granites. Pierre Habitat will also custom manufacture hardware pieces from sink cut-outs or remnants provided by the customer. To learn more, visit www.pierrehabitat.com.

 

About Polycor

Polycor Inc. is the most diversified and largest fully-integrated granite and marble group in North America, providing natural stone solutions since 1987. As the owner of over 25 quarries and five fabrication plants, it produces 1.5 million cubic feet of rough blocks per year. Its products are taken from quarries to slabs, tiles, mosaic, architectural stone, curbs and landscaping products. Polycor’s mission is to promote natural stone of North America by enhancing architectural, commercial projects as well as residential spaces. Visit www.polycor.com for more information.

 

About Vetrazzo

Vetrazzo® is a recycled glass surface comprised of 100% recycled glass. From architectural to art glass, to beer bottles and jars, each surface mix is a signature blend of color and life that tells a story. Vetrazzo® was invented by a passionate glass scientist in 1996 in Berkeley, California – back when “green” was just a color. In 2010, Vetrazzo was acquired by Polycor Inc, the largest and most diversified fully-integrated granite and marble group in North America. Vetrazzo is manufactured at Polycor’s Georgia Marble plant in Tate, Georgia. Visit https://vetrazzo.com for more information.